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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street October 25, 2009
Penn Yan, New York 10:00 A.M.
We, as God’s people, will use our gifts and talents
to seek out and bring people to Christ,
by maturing in our faith,
by deepening our fellowship,
and by caring for people
for the honor and glory of God.
Song of Praise & Worship “Welcome to the Family” No. 39 PB
Birthday song for Scott Robbins
Welcome and Announcements
Invocation and The Lord's Prayer
*Hymn “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee” No. 464
Mini Drama “The Necklace”
Anthem “A Lord Built House” Lentz
*Hymn “Open My Eyes” No. 324
Birthday hymn of Bob Fullagar
Litany “Walking with Jesus”
Leader: Scripture reminds us that God walked in our shoes in the person of Jesus.
People: We thank you, O God, for our missionaries who walk with Jesus and bring the good news of his love to people of every race and culture.
Leader: Millions of the world's population still need to open their hearts to Christ.
People: We thank you, O God, for our missionaries who lead people to faith.
Leader: Millions of new believers yearn for teachers and pastors to expand their faith.
People: We thank you, O God, for our missionaries who train church leaders.
Leader: Millions of people suffer needlessly without basic education, health care and economic stability.
People: We thank you, O God, for our missionaries who bring help and the gospel of Jesus Christ to victims of illness, violence, poverty, and hopelessness.
Leader: In our lives, we must think and act like Christ.
People: May the mind of Christ our Savior live in us day to day, and may his love and power control all that we do and say.
Prayers for the People
Scripture Mark 6:7-13 Pg. 55 NT
Message “You Are A Missionary” Rev. John Tharp
*Doxology Praise God from whom all blessings flow
Praise Him all creatures here below
Praise Him above ye heavenly host
Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost. Amen
*Prayer of Dedication
*Hymn “Take My Life and Let It Be” No. 391
Birthday choice of Pam Scutt
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Greeters: Bob & Mary Fullagar
Ushers: Ed & Rita Castillo,Sheryl Robbins, Matt Scutt, George Slocum, John FM Tharp
Choir Director: Nancy Tharp
Pastor: Rev. Dr. John R. Tharp
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Website: www.geocities.com/pennyanfbc/index.html
Please Be In Prayer For
At Clinton Crest: Burton Barcliff Margaret Hartwell
Alice Fairbrother Gerry Lane
At the Homestead: Helen Ansley Virginia DeLooza
Alberta Gottshall Viola Gray Willie Nelson
Luella Passage Dick Sharman Irene Wachala
At the Manor: Helena Cranmer Kathleen Clayson
Our Special Missionaries:
Ms. Kristy Engel ~ Dominican Republic
Ms. Cynthia Harper ~ Cameron Community Ministries, Rochester
Mary Armstrong Mary Gillette The Schroo Family
Debbie Appleton Marlene Guild Frieda Slocum
Eva Jean Best John Paul Hunt George Slocum
Kathleen Beyea Kim Strong Imisides Brad Stewart
Bessie Bliss Don Johnson Charlie Taylor
Milly Bloomquist Lori Lawrence Rick Weir
Pat Carroll McBryan Family Emma Wheeler
* Chris Fuqua Barbara Mortensen Ralph Wilkes
Judi Gibbs Dorothy Mott The Whitbecks
Barbara Gifford *Georgia Ovens
Bill Gillette Lorraine Phillips
Ethel Clancy's Family living in the Philippines
President Obama, Congress & State Legislatures in this difficult time
Ryan Barkley 19 year old facing heart surgery in Nov.
......... Please keep the church office updated on your loved one.
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
¨ 11 am Adult Sunday School: “New Life In the Home”
¨ Noon Gad-Abouts trip to Atlanta for Chicken & Biscuits
Monday, October 26
¨ 7 pm Community Chorus
Tuesday, October 27
¨ 6:30 pm Joint Deacon's/Trustees Meeting
Wednesday, October 28
¨ 9 am Food for the Needy
¨ 5 pm Backpack Program
¨ 7 pm Encouraging One Another - small group
¨ 7 pm Inquirer's Class
Thursday, October 29
¨ 9 am Food for the Needy
¨ 7 pm Boy Scout meeting
Friday, October 30
¨ 9 am Food for the Needy
¨ 11 am Committee on Ministry
Saturday, October 31
¨ 10 am Fall Fest Work day at the home of Cindy Ovens
Wednesday, Oct. 28
Classes start this week for anyone interested in exploring membership with us here at First Baptist Church.
Stewardship Drive Luncheon
A potluck luncheon will be held at noon to kick off the Stewardship Drive. The tentative budget will be presented at that time. Beverage and ham will be provided. Bring a dish to share and your own table service. Make plans now to attend. We'll see you at the table!
FALL FEST BAZAAR
Saturday, Nov. 14 from 9 am – 1 pm
silent auction * quilts * baked goodies
soup & chili lunch
*we can use your help, join us on Oct. 31 at the Oven's home
Annual Turkey Walk
Sunday, November 1
The Council of Churches holds it's annual TURKEY WALK the first Sunday in November to raise monies to cover the cost of the meats for the holiday food baskets given out by all area churches. Our goal for FBC is to raise $275 in sponsorships and/or donations. Walker/Sponsor sign up sheets (bright orange) are available on the table in the foyer. For more information call Mickie Christiansen at 536-6345. Thank you for your support of this Christian endeavor!
Friday, November 6
A progressive dinner to benefit the Yates County Local Disaster Fund will start at 5:30 pm at the PYUMC with soup and salad. Followed at FBC for the main course and traveling on to St. Mark's Episcopal Church for dessert. Adult tickets: $10; children 6-12: $5; children 5 and under are free; and a family ticket (2 adults and under 18) $30.Tickets can be purchased here at FBC office or at Long's Cards & Books by Wed. Nov. 4.
The Salvation Army needs bell ringers.
Make this holiday season special... volunteer! To volunteer locally call 1-877-764-7259.
We invite you to bring your children to the nursery during the service for a safe and Christian environment so that you may more fully experience Worship.
Following today’s service please come to enjoy coffee, refreshments and fellowship in the Great Room.